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Uniform Programs. Their Role in Employee Happiness.

It’s no secret that when your employees are happy, they will stay with your company longer. While a great uniform program may not specifically help you reach your employee retention goals, it could play a role. Whether your employees are in the office, on the manufacturing floor, working on the docks or in the lab, they likely wear uniforms. While we know it takes many different parts of company culture, leadership, and benefits to help keep employees happy, we also know that something as simple as a uniform can boost the happiness factor too. Uniform Programs Provide Several Benefits In […]

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Key Considerations When Choosing a HACCP Uniform Supplier

HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points) is an essential system to ensure the safety of food preparation and processing. It can help identify hazards and critical control points where vulnerabilities may be found. A HACCP program prevents cross-contamination that could create a serious problem for companies that handle, process, or serve food. If you are a food processor or manufacturer, it’s a good idea to partner with a HACCP uniform supplier to reduce any hazards that garments could present in a food-handling environment. With the right partner, you are taking important steps to ensure your staff is wearing the […]

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tips for keeping employees cool in the summer heat

Summer is Coming. Tips to Keep Employees Cool.

Summer is Coming. Tips to Keep Employees Cool. The extreme temperatures of the summer are just around the corner. As a valued reader of ours, we wanted to share a few ideas to help you keep your employees as cool and safe as possible in the heat. Heat can cause severe illness, including heatstroke, heat exhaustion, cramps, fainting and more. All of which are detrimental to the health of your employees, and your business. While there aren’t yet any strict OSHA guidelines when it comes to heat standards, here are a few things you can consider doing to keep your […]

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Top Reasons to Choose Kleen Kraft for Your Uniform Program

At Kleen Kraft Services, we might be a little biased when it comes to our recommendation of working with a local company for your uniform rental programs — or any products and services for that matter. After all, we’ve been a part of Southern California communities for nearly 70 years. Our employees live here, work here, and support the communities here. We take our community of employees — and customers — very seriously. In an industry where pants are pants, and uniforms can be seen as a commodity, there are still many differences in working with a local uniform rental company. First […]

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Sanitation In The Workplace. Keep Your Facility Clean & Employees Productive.

There’s a reason that we talk about our facility services products a lot. It’s not just a sales pitch. It’s because keeping a clean work environment is critical in many of our customer’s facilities, especially those in food processing and production. Regardless of the kind of business you are in, every workplace needs to be hygienic — not just for the sake of having a good reputation or making a good impression, but for the health and safety of everyone So why is facility maintenance and cleanliness so important? Prevent Illness in the Workplace The numbers don’t lie. The average workplace […]

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One Size Does Not Fit All When it Comes to Uniform Programs

One Size Doesn’t Fit All When It Comes to Uniforms or Uniform Programs Most people spend a majority of their time on the job, and while it would be great to be able to work in our favorite pair of jeans or that ratty old t-shirt, that’s just not reality. But we do want to be comfortable and at ease in our workwear, which means it has to be the proper fit. While standardized uniforms can be a gift, they can also be a curse, depending on how they look and fit. Uniform rental programs are great when it comes […]

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Being Green Runs in the Kleen Kraft Family, too!

Being Green Runs in the Kleen Kraft Family, too! “Going green” and sustainability are popular terms thrown around everywhere these days, but what does that really mean? For some people it’s recycling their plastic bottles and cans, for others it’s eating organic and using recyclable bags. Since our beginnings 67 years ago based in Southern California, being “green” and “sustainability” are not buzzwords to us — it’s a way of doing business. As a locally owned and operated company in our 4th generation of leadership, we are committed to being good environmental stewards for our future, and our future generations. […]

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Uniform Industry Acquisitions and Consolidations.
 Has Your Service Been Impacted?

Uniform Industry Acquisitions and Consolidations.
 Has Your Service Been Impacted? Over the last year, the uniform rental industry has seen its share of acquisitions and consolidations. Specifically, Cintas acquired G&K Services, and Aramark acquired AmeriPride. As an independent uniform rental provider, we’ve talked with many businesses impacted by these transitions. Most companies who are forced to deal with a transition in their uniform rental company are less than satisfied with the changes. How about you? Has your uniform program, mat or towel rental program changed hands to a national provider recently? Are you and your employees experiencing some difficulties in […]

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Enhanced Visibility Work Wear vs Hi Visibility Workwear

Enhanced Visibility Work Wear – Keep employees safe on the job No matter what industry someone works in, safety is a critical concern. Whether it’s getting ear plugs for those around loud noises or specialty protection for a welder, specific measures are taken to ensure every employee isn’t put at risk. While these safety precautions are straight forward, think about all of the other potential accident areas around your workplace. Dark areas in production facilities Shipping docks where forklifts are moving materials Maintenance staff working under, on, or in machinery Construction sites with a flurry of activity and heavy equipment […]

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Janitorial Uniforms. It’s a Dirty Job, but Someone Has To Do It.

Janitorial Uniforms. It’s a Dirty Job, but Someone Has To Do It. No one thinks about a clean building or facility — that is until it isn’t so clean anymore. And while we talk a lot about uniform rental programs, especially in manufacturing and food processing, we often forget about the hard-working people who keep those facilities clean and safe for everyone who enters and leaves: your janitorial staff. Whether you call them Maintenance Personnel, Janitors, Custodians, or Facility Service Staff, these employees deserve just as much recognition and connection to the company as other employees. One of the best ways […]

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